Nick Wyman, Paige Price, Rebecca Kim Jordan, Ira Mont, Sandra Karas Remain in Top Positions of Actors' Equity

News   Nick Wyman, Paige Price, Rebecca Kim Jordan, Ira Mont, Sandra Karas Remain in Top Positions of Actors' Equity
 
Actors’ Equity Association, the Union which represents more than 49,000 working stage actors and stage managers nationwide, has announced the election results for the 8 officers and 17 National Council seats.

Nick Wyman
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Nick Wyman, Paige Price, Rebecca Kim Jordan, Ira Mont and Sandra Karas ran uncontested for the offices of, respectively, President, First Vice President, Second Vice President, Third Vice President and Secretary-Treasurer.

Dev Kennedy, the Central Regional Vice President, and Doug Carfrae, Western Regional Vice President, were reelected to their seats. Melissa Robinette won the Eastern Regional Vice President seat.

In addition to the officers, 17 Council seats were filled.

In the Eastern Region, Christine Toy Johnson, David Sitler, Ira Denmark, Margot Moreland and James Moye were elected to the Principal seats for a five-year term, and Kristen Beth Williams was elected to the Principal seat for a one-year term. Seated for a five-year term in the Chorus category were Al Bundonis and Roger Preston Smith. Lisa Dawn Cave and John M. Atherlay were both elected to Stage Manager for a five-year term.

The Central Region had one open seat for Principal for a five-year term, and it was filled by David C. Girolmo. The Western Region's open seats included Principal (five-year term) filled by Michele Lee, Stephen Pawley, Heather Lee and Vernon Willet. Joseph Ruskin was elected to a Principal seat for a three-year term. Michael Dotson was elected to the Chorus seat for a five-year term.

Actors' Equity Association was founded in 1913 and seeks to "advance, promote and foster the art of live theatre as an essential component of our society. Equity negotiates wages and working conditions, providing a wide range of benefits including health and pension plans, Actors' Equity Association is a member of the AFL-CIO and is affiliated with FIA, an international organization of performing arts unions."

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